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Category: Data Management


Computing, Data Management

Working with Azure Managed Instance for Cassandra

September 22, 2021

Via: Info World

Building cloud-native applications at scale requires choosing your stack carefully. One popular tool is Apache’s Cassandra project, a NoSQL database designed to scale rapidly without affecting application performance. It’s an ideal platform for working with big data, with built-in map-reduce […]


Computing, Data Management

How to choose the right data visualization tools for your apps

September 22, 2021

Via: Info World

If you develop applications that share data with users, you’re likely to have requirements to present a graph, chart, dashboard, or other data visualization embedded in the application. This capability helps users better understand the data and discover insights, and […]


Computing, Data Management

What’s the real value of multicloud redundancy?

September 21, 2021

Via: Info World

I’ve been hearing the arguments about the use of multicloud: best-of-breed cloud services, cost performance optimization, and, of course, redundancy by leveraging more than a single cloud provider brand. Businesses are using one cloud as a primary and a second […]


Computing, Data Management

The lack of cloud skills is hindering cloud progress

September 17, 2021

Via: Info World

It’s not really news anymore. Gartner recently stated that the current lack of skilled IT workers is foiling the adoption of cloud, edge computing, and other technologies. Note, these are all cloud related in one way or another. In its […]


Computing, Data Management

What to do when you hit the cloudops wall

September 14, 2021

Via: Info World

You’re a new CIO. It’s 9:00 a.m. on a Wednesday and you’re in an emergency Zoom meeting with IT operations leaders. The faces on the screen are somber, and it’s clear why when they explain the purpose of the meeting. […]


Computing, Data Management

What is a data warehouse? The source of business intelligence

August 24, 2021

Via: Info World

Databases are typically classified as relational (SQL) or NoSQL, and transactional (OLTP), analytic (OLAP), or hybrid (HTAP). Departmental and special-purpose databases were initially considered huge improvements to business practices, but later derided as “islands.” Attempts to create unified databases for […]


Computing, Data Management

How to screw up data migration to the cloud

August 6, 2021

Via: Info World

To be kind, most enterprise data is less than optimal. Want to test this statement out at your company? Just ask where the customer data of record resides. If you ask someone in four different departments, you’ll get four very […]


Computing, Data Management

How to choose a cloud database

August 4, 2021

Via: Info World

Databases have come a long way since the early 1980s when they only ran on mainframes and your choice was between CODASYL databases and relational databases. CODASYL databases tended to be twice as fast as relational databases, but eventually the […]


Computing, Data Management

3 reasons centralizing your data is a bad idea

June 22, 2021

Via: Info World

Microservice architectures are a common model for modern applications and systems. They have a specific characteristic of splitting the business responsibility of a large application into distinct, separate components that can be independently developed, managed, operated, and scaled. Microservice architectures […]


Computing, Data Management

Google Tests New Ways to Limit Data Tracking for Android Users Who Opt-Out of Data Sharing

June 3, 2021

Via: Social Media Today

Google is reportedly looking to improve its protections for users who choose to opt-out of in-app data tracking on Android, which many see as a response to Apple’s recent update to its IDFA process for the same. As reported by […]